Holiday movies at the PAC

WENATCHEE — The Numerica Performing Arts Center will present a trio of classic holiday films for its “Movies on the Big Screen” series in December. First up is “It’s a Wonderful Life,” on Dec 16. The 1946 movie tells the story of an angel sent from heaven to help a desperately frustrated businessman by showing him what life would have been like if he had never...
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Nostalgic radio returns for another holiday show

WENATCHEE — Old-time radio returns to the Numerica Performing Arts Center for another holiday show. Local performers will present “Mrs. Bob Cratchit’s Wild Christmas Binge” in a 1940s-style radio hour in front of a live studio audience at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 21 as it is broadcast live on KOHO 101 FM. Must be 5 years or older to attend. From the live sponsor spots, to the use of...
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Write On The River competition begins

WENATCHEE — Do you enjoy writing? It’s time to ink those pens, fire up those laptops and get that creativity flowing! Write On The River, a nonprofit organization that fosters the writing arts in North Central Washington, announces the start of its 12th annual writers competition. Categories are nonfiction (essay, article or memoir, on any theme or subject) and fiction (short story or...
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Waterville holiday season begins

Though the thermometer dipped below 20 degrees, Waterville residents still turned out in good numbers Dec. 6 for the town’s annual tree lighting ceremony in the North Cascades Bank parking lot.
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Wings ’n Wishes attracts hundreds

A large crowd gathered at East Wenatchee City Hall on Dec. 6 to usher in the Christmas season at the annual Wings 'n Wishes holiday event. Cold temperatures did not hinder parents, children and community members as they waited for Santa.
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Breakfast with Santa a success

There was a great turnout for Waterville’s Preschool’s annual fundraiser, Breakfast with Santa, on Dec. 2 at the NCW Fair Community Hall. The event supports the preschool’s budget and helps to keep tuition low for families.
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Wings ‘n Wishes event on Dec. 6

EAST WENATCHEE — Numerica Credit Union’s Wings ‘n Wishes holiday event will be held at 6 p.m. Dec. 6 at East Wenatchee City Hall, 271 9th St. N.E. Activities will include a Christmas tree lighting and the arrival of Santa on a fire truck, who will be available for free pictures. Refreshments will be served and a holiday music program will take place. Live reindeer will also be on...
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PBJ&M to perform at Pybus

WENATCHEE — Take a break from holiday shopping for some tunes at Pybus. PBJ&M will perform for the next Friday Night Music event on Dec. 7 from 6 to 8 p.m. PBJ&M plays an eclectic selection of styles, with an emphasis on harmonies. Group members are Barbara Conrad, piano and vocals; Patrick Cutler, bass and vocals; Randy Johnston, guitar and vocals; and Mike Conrad, percussion. For more...
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Holiday movies in Chelan

CHELAN — The Ruby Theatre in Chelan is presenting holiday movie matinees every Saturday during December. The movies begin at 3 p.m. and there is no cost to attend. Here is the schedule: Dec. 8: “How the Grinch Stole Christmas,” from 2000 starring Jim Carrey Dec. 15: “The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe,” from 2005 starring Tilda Swinton Dec. 22: “The...
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Gingerbread House Factory at Pybus

WENATCHEE — Pacific Crest Church will host a Gingerbread House Factory from 1 to 3:30 p.m. Dec. 9 at the Pybus Market LocalTel Event Center. The family event is open to the public and designed for kids up to age 18 to build a gingerbread house. Sessions will be offered from 1 to 2 p.m. and 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. Supplies will be provided for 200 gingerbread houses on a first-come, first-served...
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